NARAS Honors Willie Nelson, John Lee Hooker

Woody Guthrie, Harry Belafonte also win lifetime-achievement awards from the Recording Academy.

The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences announced on Monday

(Dec. 6) the winners of its 1999–2000 Lifetime Achievement awards:

country legend Willie Nelson, folk icon Woody Guthrie and

blues great John Lee Hooker. Calypso singer Harry Belafonte was also tapped to receive the award at the 42nd annual Grammy Awards ceremony on Feb. 23. Among the non-performers slated to win the Trustees Award for contributions to the music industry were Arista Records president Clive Davis, conductor Mitch Miller and "wall of sound" producer Phil Spector. Previous lifetime-achievement honorees include Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix and Elvis Presley.